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“Little bit of paradise”
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Review of Beach Cottage

Sandhead Beach 7 miles of sand on your doorstep
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Sandhead Beach 7 miles of sand on your doorstep
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28 reviews
Sandhead Beach 7 miles of sand on your doorstep
front lounge
lounge with sea view
Kitchen
Conservatory at rear of Beach Cottage overlooking secluded garden
Conservatory
double room with sea view and en-suite shower room
Twin bedroom
Back garden early spring
Sandhead Beach
Fun in the sun at Sandhead!
Portpatrick
Portpatrick
Logan Botanic Gardens
Logan Botanical Gardens
Mull of Galloway Lighthouse
Port Logan
Maidenhead Bay on Southern Upland Way 10 minutes walk from Portpatrick
Lady Bay near Kirkcolm with Irish ferry in distance
Killantringan Beach
Ardwell Bay
Ardwell gardens
Another unspoilt beach!
Coastal path (Stranraer to Mull of Galloway) near Ardwell
Tara's Belted Galloways
Well earned rest after a day on the beach
Spring lambs enjoying the sunshine
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Sandhead, Mull of Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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Odyssey68...
1 review
“Little bit of paradise”
Reviewed May 20, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Excellent location, stunning view and extremely well equipped ,comfortable clean holiday home.Thanks to Elspeth and Hugh for their help and advice. Neighbours very friendly. Dogs loved the bay and we had super walks. Weather was great, sunshine everyday. We will definitely be back. One of the best holidays we have had and perfect base to visit local attractions and towns. Thank to the owners again. Iain, Karen and our dogs Ruairidh and Breiadh. (They were not amused at having to leave but then neither were we ).

Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
May 26, 2017
Hi Iain Karen, Ruairidh & Breiadh
Glad that you enjoyed your holiday @ Beach Cottage - the weather was kind to you!
Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor and thank you for your kind comments.
Hope to see you all again sometime.
Kind regards
Elspeth
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margaretk...
Motherwell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Home from home very dog friendly.”
Reviewed May 19, 2017 for a stay in May 2017

Home from home. Great for our dog Cooper enclosed garden and also lovely patio area for my mum who enjoyed watching the wild life in the garden. Grassy area across road superb for Cooper and stones through to the beach. lovely coffee shop two doors up and at the other end local hotel. Elspeth very pleasant and responded quickly to our heating issue also the lovely gesture on arrival shortbread made by daughter so we had that with coffee and eggs which we had for our breakfast great. We will be back. Thanks again Elspeth.x

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 26, 2017
Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor - I really appreciate it. Hope that you are able to visit us again sometime
Kind regards
Elspeth
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joannecla...
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Perfect family New Year”
Reviewed January 6, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

Our third time staying at Auld School House. A beautiful house in a beautiful part of Scotland. So relaxing and cosy with the open fire, the ideal place for our family New Year get together. The house is very well equipped with everything you could think of, like a home from home. Seven people sharing with plenty of room for everybody. The local pub is very friendly and the beach is great for walking the dogs. Mrs Little is a very warm, approachable lady who is on hand if ever you need anything at all. The only problem I found was that I just didn't want to come home!

Would highly recommend and will certainly be visiting again in the near future.

Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jan 10, 2017
Dear Joanne

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor and for your kind & positive comments regarding the Auld Schoolhouse. I am so glad that your party enjoyed New Year @ Sandhead and look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Kind regards
Elspeth
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JulieW312...
1 review
“Beach cottage sand head”
Reviewed January 6, 2017 for a stay in December 2016

Excellent holiday rental ldeal location fantastic views across the bay home from home great for dogs really enjoyed the stay here.

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Management Response
Jan 10, 2017
Dear Julie

Thank you for reviewing Beach Cottage on Trip Advisor and for your kind comments.(also for the bottle of wine you left me)
I am glad that your enjoyed New Year in Sandhead and look forward to Welcoming you again.

Kind regards
Elspeth
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Visitorfr...
Winchester, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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“Ideal Scottish seaside holiday destination”
Reviewed October 2, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We had a lovely time in this excellent cottage. The property was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed for a super holiday.

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Liked best: The location
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Allan B
Airdrie, United Kingdom
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“Great time had by all 😎”
Reviewed September 8, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Third time to Sandhead staying in one of Elspeths properties although first time in Beach Cottage.

The Cottage is located on the Main Street of the village with fantastic views and access to the park and the beach beyond.

The cottage is compact and well equipped. The conservatory to the rear is perfect for when you return from the beach covered in sand as the floor can be easily brushed clean again - although, like most conservatories it can become very warm (even in September).

The kitchen is well equipped, and there is a dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.

There is a downstairs bathroom with shower over the bath and an ensuite off the master bedroom.

Sandhead has a village shop, a restaurant, pub and a tearoom.

Thoroughly enjoyed our week and will hopefully return next year.

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linda b
renfrewshire
2 reviews
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“Great cottage”
Reviewed July 26, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Just back from a great break at beach cottage, a lovely house with all the home comforts you need , beautiful view from the living room and a stunning garden, a real treat to relax in , we hope to return soon ! A good location to base yourself to take in all the local attractions .

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